How Will You Combine Self-Expression and Beyond-Imagination?


This is the third of 7 blogs on releasing your creative potential.


“I reached out for something to attach myself to—and I found nothing. But in reaching out, in the effort to grasp, to attach myself, left high and dry as I was, I nevertheless found something I had not looked for—myself.”
   – Tropic of Capricorn, Henry Miller

Self-expression is limiting, but necessary for authentic art. This quote is positive in its finding of self. We should plummet the depths of who we are and be authentic in our artistic expression. And we should seek to continually do this as we grow, develop and change as individuals.

And yet, there’s an emptiness in the quote, in the sense of finding nothing beyond self. Continue reading “How Will You Combine Self-Expression and Beyond-Imagination?”